5th Banjara International Touring Film Festival welcomes the submission of Short Film Sweet Malady from India directed by Sanjeev Chatterjee
Synopsis: To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost.
For people of Kolkata, India, the tradition of consuming sweets is part of just part of their deep-rooted culture. It is estimated that today 20 percent of the city's adult population lives with type 2 diabetes. "Sweet Malady" sheds light on the global phenomenon of medical non-compliance. Simply put, the film tries to help audiences reflect on the role of modern medicine in promoting wellness beyond disease